#LouisianaBanksSupportingLouisiana: Gulf Coast Bank & First Federal Bank

Editor's Note: #LouisianaBanksSupportingLouisiana is a way to showcase the many ways Louisiana bankers are tirelessly working to help neighbors and local businesses. We are grateful for your efforts and want to highlight all you are doing. When you post your photographs on your social media, please include the hashtag #LouisianaBanksSupportingLouisiana. We also want to highlight your efforts by featuring your pictures and news. Send press releases and photos with captions to Jayme Foster at foster@lba.org.  

(above) Staff at Gulf Coast Bank and Trust Company are pictured preparing for the bank's reopening in May by making welcome back bags for its 700 employees. Each bag contained a mask, hand sanitizer, a do and don't list for staying safe and pens and notepad.

The collage above shows First Federal Bank of Louisiana employees preparing their branches to serve customers. Pictured below are the 225 bags were prepared for bank employees as a welcome back gift bag.